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CSPAN
Feb 22, 2013 8:00pm EST
was in the majority party. speaker gingrich was the speaker. he worked with then-president bill clinton. we balanced the budget five of those fourteen years. it meant that there was compromise. this requires compromise. this requires republicans stepping forward with some ideas about how to keep essential services of government running at the level that people have been accustomed to. this is not rocket science. this is people coming together the way that other congresses have done to solve big issues. i suggest that my former colleagues on the republican side go see the movie "lincoln," because in the movie "lincoln," it shows how hard it was back then to get things done. but what lincoln did is he gathered people around him the way that i believe president obama is doing by calling republicans, talking to them, trying to work with them. and when that happens, big things get solved. the fiscal cliff got solved because people started talking to one another. so this can happen again. yes, ma'am. >> yes, have your phones been ringing from members of the public? and if so, what are they saying? >> i'm
CSPAN
Feb 22, 2013 10:30pm EST
to anything like that but it is was remarkable that he was one of the 4,000 a day according to the clinton justice department that do use a firearm in self-defense. obviously, he is pretty happy he was able to do so. >> next call comes from alabama. caller: good morning, sir. i'm a first time caller. appreciate c-span. my comments or issues are is that the majority of these people are talking about second amendment rights. they have to realize that the second amendment was written years and years ago. things do get amended. the people who we put there to control these laws, they are being controlled by lobbyists, the n.r.a. ena other groups also. let's see if we can contribute to these congressman and other people, who is going to protect us instead of doing what they want to do. guest: well, i think the caller is making an argument that is frequently made by people who have questions about the second amendment. yeah, the second amendment was written in the 18th century. so was the first amendment. yes, many years have gone by and firearms have developmented, technology has changed but we
FOX News
Feb 23, 2013 3:00pm PST
to president clinton and author of "52 reasons to vote for obama." good to see both of you. dede, i want to ask you if you feel that the president is highlighting the human factor of these forced spending cuts by having the first responders behind him at that press conference or do you find rand paul's comments with total -- valid? >> i kind of think it's more like it's oscar weekend and you've got or goh and "lincoln" and then the show by president obama. lining everyone up, it really is just show and for effect. >> arthel: isn't that what they do? isn't that what presidents do? he's saying people are going to lose jobs and if not job, they'll lose lots of hours. >> we're going to lose everything if we don't start cutting spending. this isn't even enough. not only should we be for sequester, it should be super sequester. these were his cuts. these were the cuts he wanted. i have to agree with the tsa cuts. that's a good one. we should privatize that because that was a disas prosecutor the beginning. >> arthel: bernard, i want to ask you then if you feel that some of these points that rand paul
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